Collingswood’s Mac ‘N Beer Fest, April 23

Collingswood's Mac 'N Beer Fest | south jerseylocavore.com

Somehow this Thursday night’s Mac ‘N Beer Fest in Collingswood didn’t get on my radar until I opened an email from The Tortilla Press today. I can’t believe it’s been five years since I first went to The Mighty Mac & Cheese Battle at the The Tortilla Press Cantina. At that event, 12 South Jersey restaurants competed […]

New Jersey now has a small batch of craft spirit distillers

Rum distiller at Cooper River Distillers | southjerseylocavore.com

Last week I visited all the distilleries New Jersey has to offer – all two of them. Recent changes in distillery laws have made it more reasonable for those who want to brew spirits to open distilleries, and now our wonderful state is producing small batch, artisanal spirits. Last Thursday night, Cooper River Distillers held […]

Philly Beer Week spills into South Jersey

Philly Beer Week | southjerseylocavore.com

For the past couple of years, Philly Beer Week has been on my radar, but I haven’t attended any of the events. I can now say, I’m a Philly Beer Week virgin no longer. I accepted an invite to the Philly Beer Week Beer Garden yesterday, and tasted a couple of new-to-me beers while I was […]